Increasing Real Estate Mortgage Rates Pulling Greater Toronto Area Housing to a more Balanced Market

Monday Jun 6th, 2022

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GTA Housing Market REport May 2022

Increasing Real Estate Mortgage Rates Pulling Greater Toronto Area Housing to a more Balanced Market   Greater Toronto Area (GTA) housing market conditions continued to evolve in response to higher borrowing costs. Similar to April results, May 2022 sales were down on a monthly and annual basis. Conversely, active listings at the end of May were up on a monthover-month and year-over-year basis. More balanced market conditions have provided buyers with more negotiating power. As a... [read more]

Tight housing market conditions continued to support a double-digit annual pace of price growth in GTA Real Estate in March 2022

Tuesday Apr 5th, 2022

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March 2022 Housing Market Report

Tight housing market conditions continued to support a double-digit annual pace of price growth in GTA Real Estate in March 2022 TORONTO, ONTARIO, April 5, 2022 – There were almost 11,000 Greater Toronto Area (GTA) home sales reported in March 2022, capping off the third-best March and second-best first quarter on record. Tight market conditions continued to support a double-digit annual pace of price growth, with an average selling price of $1.3 million. The average selling price... [read more]

Same GTA Real Estate Story - Inventory Low, Sales Decline, Home Prices Further Up in February 2022

Friday Mar 4th, 2022

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Same GTA Real Estate Story -  Inventory Low, Sales Decline, Home Prices Further Up in February 2022   February home sales were down compared to the all-time record in 2021, but represented the second-best result for the month of February in history. New listings dropped, but by a marginally lesser annual rate than sales, pointing to a modest move to a slightly more balanced market. Competition between buyers, however, remained tight enough to support double-digit price... [read more]

Bank of Canada Increases the Overnight Lending Rate to 0.5%

Wednesday Mar 2nd, 2022

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Bank of Canada increases overnight lending rate

Bank of Canada Increases the Overnight Lending Rate to 0.5% The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to ½ %, with the Bank Rate at ¾ % and the deposit rate at ½ %. The Bank is continuing its reinvestment phase, keeping its overall holdings of Government of Canada bonds on its balance sheet roughly constant until such time as it becomes appropriate to allow the size of its balance sheet to decline. The unprovoked invasion... [read more]

January 2022 Home Sales Dip from Last Year’s Record Result in Greater Toronto Area

Monday Feb 7th, 2022

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Jan 2022 GTA Housing Market Report

January 2022 Home Sales Dip from Last Year’s Record Result in Greater Toronto Area • There were 5,636 sales reported through the TRREB MLS® System in January 2022 – down by 18.2 per cent compared to 6,888 sales in January 2021. While sales were down substantially compared last year’s record result, the January 2022 result was the second best in history for the month. This result is in line with TRREB’s forecast for a strong sales result in 2022, but off... [read more]

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